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Agenda: Dissertation Workshop 2

Sunday, September 30, 2007

IHC Conference Room, 6th Floor, HSSB


Faculty Moderators:

  • Prof. Parama Roy, English, UC Davis
  • Prof. Michael Provence, History, UC San Diego


Session 1: 9am-12:30pm

  • Camila Pastor de Maria y Campos, Anthropology, UC Los Angeles

The Mashreq in Mexico: Marraige and the Making of a Syrio Lebaniese Middle Class


  • Shalini Kakar, History of Art & Architecture, UC Santa Barbara

Fashioning the Divine: Religiosity, Fandom and Cultural Politics in Contemporary India



Session 2: 1:30pm-5pm

  • Shalini Ayyagari, Ethnomusicology, UC Berkeley

Creating Spaces for Success:Narrowing Gaps and Widening Capacities for Empowerment among Hereditary Musicians in Western Rajasthan


  • James Grippo, Ethnomusicology, UC Santa Barbara

Music of the People: Egyptian Sha‘bī Popular Music, Working Class Identity, and Cultural Policy in Contemporary Egypt


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